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Famous Scientists 

Brahmagupta – Zero to Hero

The following biography is taken from Famous Scientists https://www.famousscientists.org/brahmagupta/. For biographies of other famous scientists go to https://www.famousscientists.org. Brahmagupta is unique. He is the only scientist we have to thank for discovering precisely zero. Brahmagupta was an Ancient Indian astronomer and mathematician, who lived from 597 AD to 668 AD. He was born in the city of Bhinmal in Northwest India. His father, whose name was Jisnugupta, was an astrologer. Although Brahmagupta thought of himself as an astronomer who did some mathematics, he is now mainly remembered for his contributions to mathematics.…

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Michael Faraday – Electricity to Power

The Electric Motor – where would humanity be without it? Everything that happens nowadays, in fact everything that has happened for a few centuries owes its success to the electric motor. The electric motor has revolutionised the world, given us new technologies, made peoples’ lives much easier and is responsible for the running of most, if not all industries. Even the computer I am typing this post on is a result of the electric motor. One could say that the electric motor, as an invention, is up there with the…

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